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Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Mar 3, 2016

26 Reasons You Should Never Get A Tattoo

They're just awful. (Warning: this post contains irony.)

1. Tattoos are dreadful.

Tattoo by Sasha Unisex / instagram.com

Yeah, this looks bad. Reeeeeeeal bad.

2. You'll never get a job with a tattoo.

David Livingston / Jason Merritt / Getty

You'll be unemployed forever – Lena and Pharrell know what I'm talking about. Good luck surviving!

3. Tattoos aren't cute.

Tattoo by Sasha Unisex / instagram.com

Literally the uncutest thing I've ever seen.

4. Cuteness factor -100.

Tattoo by Dr Woo / instagram.com

5. They're just so unsubtle.

6. This is just the worst.

Tattoo by T-Dan / instagram.com

7. Baring your arms is out of the question now.

Tattoo by Tea Leigh / instagram.com

8. Someone bring this young man some long sleeves posthaste!

Tattoo by Matty Darienzo / instagram.com

My eyes!!

9. You're going to regret that when you're older.

Tattoo by Dr Woo / instagram.com

What will your grandchildren say??

10. This tattoo doesn't transform an ordinary shoulder into something extraordinary at all.

Tattoo by Sasha Unisex / instagram.com

Nope.

11. You're going to have to do more than that to impress me!

Tattoo by Rodrigo Soutobueno / instagram.com

Humdrum tbh.

12. God gave you perfectly good skin; you shouldn't mess.

Tattoo by Dr Woo / instagram.com

13. Oh, well that's just great. Your back isn't boring anymore.

Tattoo by Valerie Vargas / instagram.com

Such a shame.

14. I dunno, tattoos are just a bit tacky.

Tattoo by Tea Leigh / instagram.com

Stop with the tacky overload!!!! Jeez.

15. Plain bodies are sooo much more interesting.

Tattoo by Rodrigo Soutobueno / instagram.com

Nothing to look at here.

16. RIP your arm.

Tattoo by Dr Woo / instagram.com

17. And they definitely aren't sexy.

Flickr: mateusd

Sex-free zone!

18. The world would be a more fun place if tattoos had never been invented.

19. Honestly, the last thing we need is more art in the world.

Tattoo by Kenji Alucky / instagram.com

20. Too much art!!

Tattoo by Susanne König / instagram.com

Stop it.

21. And colour. Colour's overrated.

Tattoo by Rodrigo Soutobueno / instagram.com

No more colour plz – I'm trying to concentrate here.

22. Enough already!

Tattoo by Inma Tattoo Artist / instagram.com

23. You'd have to be dumb to get a tattoo.

Tattoo by Nick Whybrow / instagram.com

24. A really run-of-the-mill person.

Tattoo by Peter Aurisch / instagram.com

25. An average Joe.

Tattoo by Peter Aurisch / instagram.com

26. Honestly, why anyone would get a tattoo is just beyond me.

Tattoo by Tea Leigh / instagram.com

UPDATE

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